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25 November 2019
Gazprom commences construction of modern satellite production center with support of Roscosmos
A ceremonial event celebrating the Gazprom’s start in construction of a spacecraft Assembly Integration and Test Facility (AIT Facility) took place today in Shchelkovo, Moscow Region
22 November 2019
Africacom-2019: Gazprom Space Systems expands its business on the African Market
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) successfully exhibited at the largest African Telecom, Media, and Technology Event - Africacom-2019 taking place on November 12-14 in Cape Town (Republic of South Africa).
17 September 2019
International business of Gazprom Space Systems continues to evolve
September typically began with the largest global satellite business events in particular attended by Gazprom Space Systems (GSS).
22 July 2019
Yamal-601 control transferred to Gazprom Space Systems
On July 19th, Thales Alenia Space completely transferred control of the Yamal-601 satellite to the operational divisions of Gazprom Space Systems.
24 June 2019
CommunicAsia 2019 - Gazprom Space Systems unveiled possibilities of the new satellite Yamal-601
CommunicAsia 2019 – a key international Information and Communication Technology (ICT) trade event was held on June 18-20 in Singapore.  
7 June 2019
Gazprom Space Systems concluded a contract with Moscow Region Administration
On June 7th, within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the Governor of the Moscow region, Andrey Vorobiev, and Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, Dmitry Sevastiyanov, signed the Cooperation Agreement on building a spacecraft assembly and integration facility in Shchelkovo district.
30 May 2019
Yamal-601 satellite is sent into orbit
The Yamal-601 telecommunications satellite was launched by Proton-M launch vehicle on May 30th, at 8:42 pm Moscow time from Baikonur in Kazakhstan.
26 April 2019
Gazprom Space Systems at Sviaz-2019
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) exhibited at Sviaz-2019, which took place on April 23-26, 2019 at the Expocentre on Krasnaya Presnya, Moscow.
15 April 2019
Gazprom Space Systems at Satellite Russia & CIS 2019
On April 10-11, 2019, the 11th International Conference Satellite Russia & CIS 2019 took place in Moscow.
18 March 2019
Gazprom Space Systems successfully exhibited at CABSAT 2019
The Middle East & Africa’s leading event for broadcast, satellite & entertainment content, took place from March 12th to 14th in Dubai.
15 November 2018
Gazprom Space Systems completed the work at Africacom-2018
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) successfully exhibited at Africacom-2018, that took place on November 13-15 in Cape Town (Republic of South Africa).
20 September 2018
Gazprom Space Systems’ international aspirations
The operator provides capacity in the markets of Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East.
10 September 2018
Reliable International Satellite Operator Providing Yamal Satellites Capacity All Over the World
Nowadays, as always, Gazprom Space Systems is well positioned as a well-known reliable international satellite operator providing Yamal satellites capacity all over the world.
29 August 2018
Gazprom Space Systems and Gilat sign a Contract and Cooperation Agreement
On August 29, 2018 at the main office of Gazprom Space Systems in Shchelkovo there was signed the Cooperation Agreement between Gazprom Space Systems and Gilat Satellite Networks
27 August 2018
Red Bull Air Race was broadcasted via Yamal-402 satellite
For the second year in a row Kazan becomes one of the eight cities in the world, hosting the stages of the Red Bull Air Race. As a year ago, Yamal-402 satellite capacity has been used to broadcast the competitions from Kazan to Europe.
30 July 2018
Gazprom Space Systems has provided satellite communication on the Silk Way Rally 2018
Silk Way Rally was held in the period from 21st to 27th of July in Russia. Within this event, Gazprom Space Systems provided satellite channels for high-speed Internet access and technological communication at bivouacs and special sections of the route.
23 July 2018
Yamal-202 and Yamal-402 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Broadcasting
Yamal-202 and Yamal-402 were involved to organize broadcasts and video reports during the 2018 FIFA world Cup in Russia.
4 May 2018
Bulgarian Telecommunications Company partners with Gazprom Space Systems to deliver VSAT data and broadcast services
Gazprom Space Systems concluded contract with Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (VIVACOM), to provide satellite capacity for VSAT data and broadcasting services.
18 January 2018
CABSAT 2018: Gazprom Space Systems expands its presence in the Middle East and North Africa
At the international exhibition of telecommunication and media technologies and services  CABSAT 2018, held in Dubai, Gazprom Space Systems reached new agreements on the use of the company's satellite capacity over the Middle East and Africa region.
8 November 2017
Gazprom Space Systems at Africacom-2017
Gazprom Space Systems team successfully exhibited at Africacom-2017, that took place on November 7- 9 in Cape Town (Republic of South Africa).
28 September 2017
Yamal-300К satellite «participated» in Tour de Timor race
Tour de Timor 2017, the most known cycle race in Asia, took place in East Timor.
21 September 2017
Effective work of Gazprom Space Systems at IBC 2017
IBC 2017, the largest European annual forum of TV and media industry, has come to a close in Amsterdam.
21 September 2017
Gazprom Space Systems Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) steadily moves forward to its 25 anniversary. The company holds strong position in the Russian satellite communications market (with 30% market share), being one of two Russian satellite operators. GSS is well known on the international market as well. GSS ranks among the Top 25 Fixed Satellite Operators.

31 August 2017
Gazprom Space Systems Satellite Capacity for the International Market

Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) is an international satellite operator that owns Yamal satellites and provides satellite capacity in Russia and on the international market. 

29 May 2017
CommunicAsia 2017: Yamal satellites are in demand on the Asian market
Annual International Communications and Information Technology Exhibition & Conference CommunicAsia 2017, the most high-profile event of this kind in Asia-Pacific Region, came to end in Singapore.
20 April 2017
Gazprom Space Systems Will Deliver HorizonSat Yamal-402 Satellite Capacity for Providing Services in Africa

Gazprom Space Systems, Russian Satellite Operator and HorizonSat (United Arab Emirates), a leading satellite services provider, concluded contract for Yamal-402 satellite capacity use.

27 March 2017
The results of Gazprom Space Systems’ participation in CABSAT 2017

CABSAT 2017 - the largest exhibition for telecommunication and broadcasting services and technologies in the Middle Eastern and African regions – has come to an end in Dubai.

15 March 2017
Yamal-401 connected Tokyo and Istanbul

Yamal-401 satellite with its unique wide and powerful footprints made it possible to connect Tokyo and Istanbul (about 9 000 kilometers direct line). The satellite channel was implemented by Turkish News Agency NewTR for covering the visit of the King of Saudi Arabia to Japan.

15 February 2017
Yamal-402 Satellite Was Used for Soccer 2017 Africa Cup of Nations’
Yamal-402 satellite capacity was used for Soccer 2017 Africa Cup of Nations’ recently held in Gabon. This broadcasting was implemented by Equinoxe Televison Cameroun company.
9 January 2017
Gazprom Space Systems takes again the leading positions in the ratings of the World Teleport Association

The World Teleport Association (WTA) published its annual rankings for the satellite telecommunication companies.

29 November 2016
Yamal-402 satellite capacity is used for delivering services to Ghana

Gazprom Space Systems signed a contract with Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services. In accordance with this contract Gilat Satellite Networks starts using satellite capacity of Yamal-402 Southern Beam.

21 November 2016
Gazprom Space Systems confirmed compliance of the Company Quality Management System with ISO 9001 Standard requirements

Gazprom Space Systems renewed the Compliance Certificate of the Company Quality Management System with the requirements of the international standard ISO 9001–2011 (ISO 9001:2008).

21 November 2016
AfricaCom 2016: Gazprom Space Systems is expanding business on the African continent
Annual Exhibition and Conference AfricaCom in Cape Town (South Africa) closed on 17 November. The biggest African telecommunication forum brought together more than 375 exhibitors and 10000 visitors this time
16 September 2016
GSS summarizes participation in IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam
The biggest annual forum in Europe for television, digital technologies and multimedia equipment has just finished. More than 55 thousand people from 160 countries visited this exhibition.
7 June 2016
CommunicAsia 2016 - an effective avenue of promotion for Yamal satellite capacity on the Asia-Pacific market

The 27th International Communications and Information Technology Exhibition & Conference CommunicAsia took place in Singapore since May 31 to June 3. As always, the exhibition had widely represented satellite technologies and services. In particular, two dozen of global and regional satellite operators offered the capacity of own constellations.

6 June 2016
Welcome Tour on Children's Day
June the 1st is known as International Children's Day. Gazprom Space Systems celebrated this event inviting employees’ children to the Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo.
18 May 2016
Cameroon TV Channels Start Broadcasting on Yamal-402
Gazprom Space Systems concluded contracts with several TV channels from Cameroon for use of Yamal-402 satellite capacity in Southern Beam.
13 April 2016
GIFAS delegation visited Gazprom Space Systems
The representatives of French Aerospace Industries Association (GIFAS) attended the Telecommunication center of Gazprom Space Systems.
14 March 2016
Participation in CABSAT 2016 allowed Gazprom Space Systems to expand business on the Middle East and Africa
In Dubai CABSAT 2016, the largest in the Middle East and Northern Africa region forum, ended. This year 950 companies from 60 countries were presented on the telecommunications and media, technologies and equipment exhibition.
9 March 2016
Yamal-402 is being actively used for SNG in Africa

During Cabsat-2016 exhibition Gazprom Space Systems concluded an Agreement on Yamal-402 satellite capacity delivery for SNG services provision on African market.

25 February 2016
GroundPort concludes contract with Gazprom Space Systems to expand communications services for the Caucasus region

GroundPort Limited («GroundPort»), an Irish system integrator and service provider, and («Gazprom Space Systems» («GSS»), a Russian-based satellite operator, signed the Contract, whereunder «Yamal-202» satellite capacity (C-band) will be used to provide communication services to corporate users in the Caucasus region.

18 February 2016
SpeedCast partners with Gazprom Space Systems to expand communications services for energy sector in Africa

SpeedCast International Limited, a leading global satellite telecommunications service provider, today announced a new agreement with Gazprom Space Systems, a Russian-based satellite operator, to expand satellite communications services in Africa.

17 February 2016
Students of the International Space University learned about Gazprom Space Systems’ activity
On February 16th, 2016 students and lecturers of the International Space University (Strasbourg, France) visited Gazprom Space Systems’ Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo. It was the second visit, the first one was one year ago.
25 January 2016
SingTel partners with Gazprom to extend greater reach in Middle East and Asia

Asia’s leading communication group, Singtel has entered into a new agreement with Russian Satellite Operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to augment its satellite capacity over Middle East and Asia region.

19 January 2016
Sat-Space Africa doubled the amount of leased capacity on Yamal-402 satellite
The directors of Sat-Space Africa and Gazprom Space Systems have signed a new Contract in accordance with which Sat-Space Africa doubled the amount of leased capacity on Yamal-402 satellite.
17 December 2015
Gazprom Space Systems is again in the world ratings of the fastest growing satellite telecommunications companies
The World Teleport Association published its annual rankings for the satellite telecommunication companies.
24 November 2015
Participation of Gazprom Space Systems in AfricaCom 2015 helped to increase sales on the African market
At the 18th annual exhibition AfricaCom 2015, Africa's largest telecom forum, which took place on November 17-19, 2015 in Cape Town (South Africa), Gazprom Space Systems presented the capacity of «Yamal-402» satellite for African and Middle East markets services. High-energy characteristics of the satellite and attractive coverage areas allow provision of high quality telecommunication services within these regions.
8 November 2015
Progress and expansion in Russia and beyond
With an eventful year behind them, and plans for expansion and replenishment of their fleet ahead, Gazprom Space Systems continues to serve its native Russia and its international customers. Helen Jameson spoke with Igor Kot, Deputy Director General at Gazprom Space Systems, to address the company’s plans for expansion, business in Africa and beyond, and the challenges faced by the industry today.
21 September 2015
Gazprom Space Systems at the international exhibition IBC 2015
The most influential annual event — IBC forum in Europe, dedicated to telecommunication and TV business completed its activities. Total numbers of around 55 thousand visitors from 170 countries and 1800 vendors presented themselves as a proof that the industry continues its active development.
4 September 2015
Gazprom Space Systems and ChinaSatcom agreed to develop cooperation between the companies
On the 4th of September China Satellite Communications delegation headed by its president Mr. Chao Zhuo visited Gazprom Space Systems headquarter and Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo, Moscow region.
22 July 2015
One of the biggest US teleports started operation via Yamal-300K 183E satellite
Having successfully relocated Yamal-300K satellite into the 183 degrees East orbital position, Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) of Moscow Region, Russia started cooperation with U.S. Electrodynamics, Inc. (USEI) of Brewster, Washington, USA for teleport services.
26 June 2015
Dmitry Sevastiyanov was elected the Director General of Gazprom Space Systems for another 5 years
On June 23 the Board of Directors of Gazprom Space Systems unanimously made a decision to elect Dmitry Sevastiyanov the Director General of the company from June 23, 2015 with the term of appointment constituting 5 years (till June 23, 2020).
16 June 2015
Yamal-300K satellite is put in operation in the new orbital position
After Yamal-300K relocation to 183E orbital position and testing, it was brought into commercial operation in this new position.
8 June 2015
CommunicAsia 2015: Gazprom Space Systems expands its international business
During June 2-5 the regular annual telecommunication and information technologies forum CommunicAsia 2015, the largest in the Asian region, was held in Singapore.
28 May 2015
Gazprom Space Systems Team at Connected Africa Exhibition
May 26-27 Gazprom Space Systems participated in annual conference and exhibition Connected Africa held in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa.
15 May 2015
Yamal-300K’ Eastern Campaign
Two and a half years ago the Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems replenished its orbital constellation with a new satellite Yamal-300K.
16 April 2015
Relocation of Yamal-300К into new orbital position
On April 15 the campaign started the relocation of Yamal-300К satellite from the orbital position 90oE to the slot 183oE.
23 March 2015
Yamal-300K is under preparation to be relocated to the East
In early April the planned relocation of Yamal-300K Satellite from 90E to 183E orbital position has to be started.
17 March 2015
Summary of Participation in CABSAT-2015: Gazprom Space Systems Sales Growth in Middle East and African Markets
Cabsat-2015, the largest exhibition in MENA region, has finished. Gazprom Space Systems team headed by Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General, was focused on signing new contracts for use of Yamal satellites capacity and establishing partnership with key players in international market.
12 March 2015
Yamal-202 Satellite is still in demand in the Middle East
New contract, signed at CABSAT-2015 exhibition in Dubai for Yamal-202 satellite capacity use, evidences that, Yamal-202 is still popular in the Middle East, despite some slowdown in demand for satellite capacity in the region.
11 March 2015
IABG develops business on Yamal-402 Satellite
Today at CABSAT-2015 exhibition (Dubai, UAE) Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, Gazprom Space Systems, and Frank Bauner, CEO, IABG, signed new contract on Yamal-402 satellite capacity utilization. Thus IABG becomes one of the biggest Yamal-402 satellite capacity consumers.
10 March 2015
Expanding cooperation with Bentley Walker
10.03.2015 at Cabsat-2015 Exhibition in Dubai Gazprom Space Systems and Bentley Walker (UK) signed a new contract for use of Yamal-402 satellite capacity.
6 March 2015
Broadcast for Parliament Elections in Lesotho through Yamal-402
28.02.2015 Parliament Elections were held in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Telemedia (South Africa), Gazprom Space Systems customer and partner participated in Occasional Use broadcasting at locations. Yamal-402 55E Southern Beam was used to broadcast this event.
4 March 2015
International Space University Visits Gazprom Space Systems
On the 3rd of March 2015 the professors and students from International Space University (ISU) located in Strasbourg (France) visited Gazprom Space Systems Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo.
31 January 2015
Internet Technology Angola and Gazprom Space Systems are expanding their cooperation over Yamal-402 in a new Teleport in Luanda
Internet Technology Angola (ITA), the leading Angolan Internet Service Provider has launch a new service with Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) for IP connectivity in Angola.
31 January 2015
Sat-Space Africa and Gazprom Space Systems are expanding their business over Yamal-402 for their new satellite HUB in South Africa
Sat-Space Africa, a leading IP connectivity company, has signed with Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to provide space segment for their new hub in Johannesburg.
22 January 2015
GSS started services provision on Yamal-401
Having completed the orbital tests GSS has started capacity and services provision on Yamal-401.
20 January 2015
Gazprom Space Systems and Sonema cooperation
Gazprom Space Systems and Sonema continue their successful cooperation providing telecommunication solutions to Oil & Gas and banking industries in Africa.
15 December 2014
Yamal-401 satellite is carried into the GEO
December 15, 2014 at 12:17 p.m. Moscow time Yamal-401 telecommunication satellite separated from the Breeze-M upper stage on the GEO and was taken under control by Gazprom Space Systems.
9 December 2014
Lesotho TV on Yamal-402 satellite
Gazprom Space Systems and Telemedia (South Africa) develop cooperation on Yamal-402 55E Southern Beam.
20 November 2014
Entering a new frontier
Russian communications operator Gazprom Space Systems elaborates its expansion strategies in Africa
17 November 2014
AfricaCom 2014: Gazprom Space Systems Expands its Presence in African Market
Africacom, the largest telecommunication exhibition in the African region, was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 11-13 November 2014.
14 November 2014
Globecomm continues to benefit from Gazprom Space Systems Satellite Yamal-402’s excellent EMEA coverage
Gazprom Space Systems continues to expand their successful relationship with Globecomm by signing a new contract for additional capacity on Yamal-402.
Globecomm purchased additional satellite capacity for a total of 36MHz on Yamal-402 European beam to serve customers in the Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) region.
3 October 2014
Angola Government TV Channels Now Broadcast on Yamal-402 Satellite
Telemedia (Republic of South Africa) and Gazprom Space Systems implemented broadcast of TV channels for the biggest Angola Government TV corporation Televisio Publica De Angola (TPA) via Yamal-402 satellite. Gazprom Space Syatems and Telemedia signed the contract under which the Russian satellite operator provides Yamal-402 Southern Beam satellite capacity.
23 September 2014
Interview with Dmitry Sevastiyanov Director-General, Gazprom Space Systems
Russia-based satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) has achieved several key milestones since its inception over twenty years ago. The company started as a domestic satellite operator serving primarily the Russian market and has since made a major impact on the international satellite scene which it entered 10 years ago. To give us an update on their company and future plans, Satellite Markets and Research Editor-in-Chief Virgil Labrador spoke with GSS’ Director General Dmitry Sevastiyanov.
22 September 2014
During the conference in Kenya Gazprom Space Systems and iSAT Africa signed the Contract
East Africa com, held in Nairobi (Kenya) annually, is the regional conference where communication operators from Eastern Africa region assemble to discuss the directions for development of the industry.
17 September 2014
CETel leases Yamal-402 capacity
Germany based well-known satellite communication service provider CETel started using Yamal-402 European beam capacity, thereby enlarging list of GSS customers in the International market.
16 September 2014
Gazprom Space Systems signed Contract with Bentley Walker
Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General Gazprom Space Systems and Anthony Walker, CEO, Bentley Walker signed the Contract at IBC 2014, held in Amsterdam now, under which Bentley Walker will use Yamal-402 satellite capacity for broadband service delivery in the African area.
15 September 2014
Onlime Started Using Yamal-402 Satellite Capacity
Gasprom Space Systems now has a new customer. At IBC 2014 forum Gazprom Space Systems signed the Contract with Onlime (former CET Teleport), well known German satellite service provider and system integrator, for the use of Yamal-402 satellite capacity.
15 September 2014
Cobbett Hill expands business on Yamal-402 satellite
Cobbett Hill Earth Station expanded its VSAT networks in EMEA operating via Yamal-402 satellite after signing the according contract at the IBC 2014 show in Amsterdam.
13 September 2014
Castor expands its cooperation with Gazprom Space Systems
Castor Networks (the Netherlands) has expanded cooperation with Gazprom Space Systems after signing the contract for the use of additional Yamal-402 satellite capacity for a maritime project in the area of Nova Zemlya Island at IBC 2014 Exhibition.
10 September 2014
Gazprom Space Systems – a Regional Satellite Operator of the Year
On the World Satellite Business Week, taking place now in Paris Gazprom Space Systems is recognized by the world community as the best regional operator who has shown the most impressive growth in 2013 (Regional Satellite Operator of the Year).
8 September 2014
Dmitriy Sevastiyanov spoke about Gazprom Space Systems’ growth strategy on the international forum WSBW in Paris
The World Satellite Business Week (WSBW) takes place in Paris during September 8th to 12th.
Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Gazprom Space Systems’ Director General, participated in the first day session «Growth strategies for FSS operators from Russia to Asia Pacific».
27 August 2014
African capacity of the Russian satellite operator
In December 2012 Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) launched Yamal-402 to the orbital slot 55E thus opening African market for their services. Our Correspondent talked to GSS CEO Dmitry Sevastiyanov about the implemented projects and plans for further development.
6 August 2014
Yamal-202 satellite capacity is use for the fields development in the Caspian Sea
ST Teleport (Singapore), a well-known satellite telecommunication services provider, increased the Yamal-202 satellite capacity volume leased to organize communication links for the benefit of the large oil and gas company from the South-East Asia, which will use these links when developing the fields in the Caspian Sea.
8 July 2014
Gazprom Space Systems improved its position in the world rating of satellite operators
According to 2013 results Gazprom Space Systems went three positions up in the list of the global top fixed satellite services operators published by the well-known Space News. Now the company is on the 21st place in the rating.
26 June 2014
Annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place
June 26, 2014 annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place.
24 June 2014
Results of Gazprom Space Systems delegation participation in CommunicAsia 2014
On June 17-20, 2014 the largest telecommunication and information technology event in Asia CommunicAsia was held in Singapore for the 25th time.
19 May 2014
Gazprom expands satellite services in Africa
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) has started an active development of its services in Africa – CEO Dmitry Sevastiyanov talks to Communications Africa about prospective and implemented projects the Russian satellite operator has within the African market following the launch of its Yamal-402 satellite
28 April 2014
Sat Space Africa expands its business on Yamal-402
Sat Space Africa (Namibia), a well-known provider of reliable and cost-effective services of the Internet access on the African continent, have started using Yamal-402 satellite capacity in October last year. Since then the volume of the leased capacity by this company has increased two times.
24 April 2014
Yamal-401 satellite will help to arrange communications in Yakutia
The using of Yamal satellite system will help to provide citizens of the remote areas in Yakutia with the modern and high-quality communications, as per the website of Egor Borisov, President of the Republic of Yakutia.
14 April 2014
Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia visited Gazprom Space Systems
On April 11, 2014 Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia, made a working visit to Gazprom Space Systems in Shchelkovo, Moscow region.
13 March 2014
One more contract is signed for satellite capacity provision to serve the African market
Today on the last day of CABSAT 2014 international exhibition Gazprom Space Systems signed one more contract for Yamal-402 satellite capacity provision with Intersat company (Kenya). This capacity will be used to provide the satellite Internet access in Africa.
11 March 2014
GSS signed contract with ICCES (Saudi Arabia) at CABSAT 2014 show
During CABSAT 2014 show in Dubai Gazprom Space Systems signed the contract with a well-known company ICCES from Saudi Arabia.
11 March 2014
Gazprom Space Systems extended the contract with Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation from UAE (trade mark – Etisalat) increases Yamal-202 satellite capacity use. This agreement was formalized during CABSAT 2014 show.
28 February 2014
Gazprom Space Systems together with Telemedia allocated two platforms of Africa TV channels on Yamal-402 satellite
Telemedia has an extensive teleport in Rivonia just north of Johannesburg where they provide playout facilities, studios and correlate TV packages to form multichannel bouquets. Telemedia then provides the uplink onto Yamal 402 at 55° East to provide a DTH (Direct to Home) multichannel television service.
31 January 2014
Gazprom Space Systems demonstrated new abilities in satellite TV broadcasting and broadband access services provision
From January 28 till 30, 2014 the exhibition-forum CSTB-2014 took place in the Moscow exhibition centre Crocus Expo. It is the key professional annual media event, which covers all relevant directions of TV and telecommunication technologies. Gazprom Space Systems demonstrated new abilities which entered the Russian market thanks to Yamal-300K and Yamal-402 satellites. Footprints and power characteristics of new satellite capacity are optimal for promoting satellite TV broadcasting and broadband services in Russia.
22 January 2014
International Launch Services announces contract with Gazprom Space Systems for the ILS Proton Launch of Yamal 601
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, RESTON, VA-International Launch Services (ILS) announced the contract for the ILS Proton launch of the Yamal 601 satellite for Gazprom Space Systems (Russia). Gazprom is the parent company of Gazprom Space Systems and is the world’s largest producer of natural gas. The launch of the satellite is scheduled for 2016.
22 January 2014
Thales Alenia Space to build Yamal-601 satellite for Gazprom Space Systems
Moscow, January 22, 2014 – Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a contract with Russian operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to build the Yamal-601 telecommunications satellite, which will provide fixed communications, broadcast and Internet access services. Thales Alenia Space won the contract from Gazprom in competitive international bidding.
25 December 2013
Long-Term Development Program of Gazprom Space Systems is Approved
December 25, 2013 the meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors took place, at which the long-term program of the company’s development till 2020 was considered and approved unanimously.
12 December 2013
GSS: international ambitions
Gazprom Space Systems is expanding its portfolio of services and is in the process of augmenting its satellite fleet both within and beyond its domestic market. This is both an exciting and challenging time for the satellite operator. Helen Jameson spoke to Igor Kot, Deputy General Director, Gazprom Space Systems, about the company’s ambitions, capabilities and future strategy.
11 December 2013
Gazprom Space Systems in the ratings of the World Teleport Association
World Teleport Association (WTA) again published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2013.
23 October 2013
Yamal-402 satellite capacity is in demand in maritime business
The Datasat Company, registered in Luxembourg, develops successfully the business to provide telecommunication services onboard sea ships using Yamal-402 satellite capacity.
8 October 2013
Gazprom Space Systems: New Offerings for the International Market
In a two-month span at the end of 2012, Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) launched two new satellites, Yamal 300K and Yamal 402. With these two new additions to their fleet, GSS has effectively increased by 2.5 times its current total satellite transponder capacity.
23 September 2013
Gazprom Space Systems Participated in Turkmentel-2013
September 17-19, 2013 in Ashkhabad under official support of the Ministry of Communications and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan the VII International Telecommunication, Telemetry, Informational Technologies and TV/Radio Broadcasting Equipment Exhibition Turkmentel-2013 and the International Workshop «Turkmenistan and the World’s Information and Telecommunication Systems» were held.
18 September 2013
Gazprom Space Systems concluded new contracts on the international exhibition IBC 2013
IBC 2013 show was held in Amsterdam on 13-17 September. Traditionally Gazprom Space Systems participated in this largest European forum dedicated to telecommunication and TV business.
16 September 2013
Russian Beams to Africa
Having launched two more advanced Yamal satellites at the end of last year, Gazprom Space Systems OJSC (GSS) now expects a nearly 50 % boost to its revenues in 2013. The company sees a lot of business potential in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. GSS CEO Dmitry SEVASTIYANOV told Standard’s correspondent Dmitry PETROVSKY about the domestic and international business opportunities being eyed by GSS.
16 September 2013
AltegroSky expands on Yamal-402
Universal satellite communications operator – AltegroSky – announced about finalization of the activities on the capacity expansion for its network on Yamal-402 satellite.
13 September 2013
Dmitry Sevastiyanov spoke on the international forum World Satellite Business Week in Paris
During September 9-13 World Satellite Business Week was held in Paris.
On September 9 Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems (GSS), spoke on the session «Satellite operators from BRIC countries: Opportunities for growth».
24 July 2013
Vitaly Markelov was elected as the Chairman of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors
July 23, 2013 annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors took place where Mr. Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom’s Management Committee, Member of Gazprom’s Board of Directors, was elected as the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.
1 July 2013
Annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place
June 28, 2013 annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place.
24 June 2013
CommunucAsia2013 Forum: Gazprom Space Systems expands its business on the international market
June 18-21, 2013 CommunucAsia2013, the largest telecommunication and information technology event in Asia, took place in Singapore. Exhibitors from more than 100 countries participated in the show.
16 March 2013
CABSAT 2013: Gazprom Space Systems executed new contracts on the international market
During March 12-14 the CABSAT 2013 exhibition was held in Dubai. As usual Gazprom Space Systems participated in this significant for the Middle East and Africa satellite, telecommunication and broadcast technology forum.
10 January 2013
Yamal-402 starts commercial operation
After IOT Yamal-402 satellite was put into commercial operation.
The satellite operates at the 55°E orbital position.
10 January 2013
Yamal-300K starts commercial operation
After IOT Yamal-300K satellite was put into commercial operation.
The satellite operates at the 90°E orbital position.
29 December 2012
Gazprom Space Systems again entered in Global Top Twenty
According to the results of the year 2012 Gazprom Space Systems is ranked in the Global Top Twenty rating by World Teleport Association (WTA). This rating is based on revenues, which companies get from satellite and teleport operator business.
10 December 2012
Yamal-402 Launch
On December 8 at 17:13:43 Moscow time the Proton launch vehicle with the Yamal-402 spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
4 November 2012
Yamal-300K satellite is on the orbit
On 3rd November at 01.04.00 a.m. (Moscow time) from the Space Launch Pad #81 of Baykonur cosmodrome the launch of space vehicle Proton-M with upper stage Briz-M carrying the Yamal-300K and Luch-5B spacecrafts was performed.
20 September 2012
Gazprom Space Systems Delegation Activity at IBC 2012 exhibition
The largest European telecommunication exhibition IBC 2012 was held from September 7 till 11. As usual Gazprom Space Systems presented its exposition at the event.
22 August 2012
Governor of Moscow Region visited Gazprom Space Systems’ Facilities located in Schelkovo, Moscow region
While getting acquainted with high technology enterprises in Moscow region the Governor Sergey Shoigu made a visit to Gazprom Space Systems premises.
16 August 2012
Meeting on proposals to use satellite assets of Gazprom Space Systems to meet Gazprom goals and future development of these assets took place
August 16, 2012, Schelkovo, Gazprom Space Systems’ Telecommunication Center, the meeting, led by Vitaly Markelov, Gazprom Deputy Chairman of the Board, took place. At the meeting proposals on Gazprom Space Systems’ satellite assets to meet Gazprom goals and future development of these assets were considered.
30 July 2012
The Chairman of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors was elected
A Deputy Chairman of Gazprom's Management Committee, Member of Gazprom's Board of Directors Mr Vitaly Markelov was elected as the Chairman of Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors.
29 June 2012
Annual Meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Took Place
June 28, 2012 annual meeting of Gazprom Space Systems shareholders took place. Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, made a presentation about Gazprom Space Systems’ activities in 2011. Vita Matskaylo, Chief Accountant, presented an accounting statement for 2011.
26 June 2012
CommunicAsia 2012: Gazprom Space Systems offers new satellite capacity to serve South-East Asia and Australia
CommunicAsia exhibition and conference, the largest telecommunication and information technologies event in Asia, where key players meet to communicate, create business opportunities and form ways of development for telecommunication industry, ended on June 15 in Singapore.
11 April 2012
REN TV channel performs test broadcasting on ASTRA 1F satellite
One more TV channel appeared on new TV platform of Gazprom Space Systems. On April 9 REN TV channel (double +2) has started test broadcasting via ASTRA 1F satellite operating at the 55°E orbital position.
30 March 2012
NTV channel appeared on the new Gazprom Space Systems’ TV platform
Several days ago Gazprom Space Systems announced about the start of satellite TV broadcasting from new for Russia 55°E orbital position. A carrier was uplinked to ASTRA 1F satellite from the Telecommunication Center, located in Schelkovo, and TV channel Raz TV started broadcasting in the test mode. NTV channel also decided to test new Gazprom Space Systems’ TV platform and on March 28 the NTV+3 channel double started broadcasting via this satellite.
27 March 2012
Gazprom Space Systems launches new TV platform at the 55° East orbital position
Gazprom Space Systems switched on the carrier in transponder А7 of  ASTRA 1F satellite, which is located at the 55° East orbital position, to arrange TV and radio packages broadcast on the European part of the Russian Federation, the Urals and the Western Siberia.
27 February 2012
Gazprom Space Systems Participation in the Working Committee «Information and Communications» of the European Business Congress
February 24 in Paris a session of the Working Committee INFOC – Information and Communication of the European Business Congress took place. Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, spoke on the Committee session.
16 February 2012
Satellite Communication Network to Control Air Traffic on the Yamal Peninsula has been put into operation
Gazprom Space Systems completed all the planned works to create a satellite communication network on the Yamal Peninsula and put it into operation.
10 February 2012
CSTB-2012 exhibition in Moscow is over
From February 7 till 9, 2012 the exhibition-forum CSTB-2012 was held in the Moscow exhibition center Crocus Expo. Gazprom Space Systems presented its exposition and took part in the conference.
10 February 2012
GSS promised capacity
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) concluded preliminary contracts on Yamal-300K and Yamal-402 satellites capacity lease, which will be launched in July and October 2012 correspondingly. Agreements regarding 90% of Yamal-300K satellite capacity and 70% of Yamal-402 satellite capacity were reached.
6 February 2012
Operator Roilcom signed a contract with Gazprom Space Systems on ASTRA 1F satellite capacity use.
From January 2012 Gazprom Space Systems provides Ku-band satellite capacity to Roilcom company, by using which Roilcom can provide a wider range of telecommunication services — VSAT networks services, Internet broadband access, TV/radio broadcast (МСРС and SCPC mode), backbone link, digital bridges, etc.
31 January 2012
Yamal-402 Satellite Integration by Thales Alenia Space
At Thales Alenia Space plant (Cannes, France) the mating of Yamal-402 satellite payload and service platform modules was performed after their successful stand-alone tests.
30 January 2012
Gazprom Space Systems Upgraded Satellite Communication Network of Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk
In 2011 Gazprom Space Systems upgraded the satellite communication network of gas transportation company Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk.
28 January 2012
Panasonic Avionics Corporation Adds Coverage and Capacity to Its Global Ku Aeronautical Network with Yamal-201 Satellite
[Lake Forest, CA — January 27, 2012] Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the world leader in-flight entertainment and communications (IFEC), today announced that it has commissioned and tested its new service on the Yamal 201 Russian satellite via its partner RuSat’s teleport in Moscow, Russia.
27 January 2012
Yamal-300K Satellite Integration
In the assembly workshop of Information Satellite Systems Reshetnev Company after the offline test the mating of payload module with bus of Yamal-300K satellite was made.
26 January 2012
Upgrade of Gazprom Subsidiaries’ Satellite Communication Network and Gazproms’ Upper Level Videoconferencing System
Gazprom Space Systems upgraded one of the key satellite communication networks operated for the benefits of Gazprom. This network of the Gazprom’s affiliates (subsidiaries) was put into operation in 2002.
18 January 2012
TV programs of the first DTT multiplex are broadcasted via Yamal-202 satellite
The distribution of four digital packages of the first DTT multiplex programs via Yamal-202 satellite over the broadcasting zones M, G and V (European part of Russia and Western Siberia) has begun.
17 January 2012
Gazprom Space Systems in the international and Russian ratings
According to the results of 2011 Gazprom Space Systems is included in the world rating of global telecommunication companies and the rating of Russia’s top strategically-thinking telecommunication companies.
12 January 2012
Increased number of Turkmen state TV channels broadcasted via Yamal-201 satellite
From January 1, 2012 broadcast of a new state TV channel Turkmenistan-sport via Yamal-201 satellite has began.
8 December 2011
GlobeCast Adds Satellite Capacity in Russia and the CIS Countries With Yamal-201
PARIS — Dec. 8, 2011 — GlobeCast announces today the expansion of its satellite capacity over Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) with a new Ku-band platform on the Yamal-201 satellite. Offering significant opportunities to penetrate the cable market throughout the CIS, GlobeCast's capacity provides full coverage of this area to regional and international channels.
29 November 2011
Results of Gazprom Space Systems participation in NATEXPO-2011
The NATEXPO-2011 International Exhibition of Professional Equipment and Technology for TV Broadcasting, Mass Media, Internet and Film Production took place in the All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow.
29 November 2011
RuSat leased ASTRA 1F satellite capacity
Today satellite communications operator RuSat announced about concluding a contract with the Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) on leasing of ASTRA 1F Ku-band 26 MHz transponder.
28 November 2011
Increasing capacity, extending reach
It is an exciting time for Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems. Not only does the company have three satellites under constraction, but it has also been successful in its search for additional capacity to meet the demands for their burgeoning market. Helen Jameson spoke to Igor Kot, Deputy Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, to talk about the highlights of 2011 and what we can expect from the company in the future.
15 November 2011
A new satellite always presents new opportunities for all players involved
One satellite company that is aggressively pursuing expansion plans is Russia-based operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS). At the recent IBC show in Amsterdam, GSS announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with global satellite operator SES to provide additional satellite capacity to serve the Russian market. Under the terms of a multi-year agreement, SES has re-located its ASTRA 1F satellite previously located at 51 degrees East to the orbital location 55 degrees East. GSS will utilize 16 Ku-band FSS transponders on the ASTRA 1F satellite to provide communication services for Western Russia prior to the launch of GSS’ Yamal-402 satellite in 2012. In return, SES will use capacity on GSS’ Yamal-402 once it becomes operational at 55 degrees East. Yamal-402 is currently under construction and scheduled for launch in November 2012. To shed light on this agreement and their future plans, Satel-lite Executive Briefing spoke to GSS’ Deputy Director-General Igor Kot.
1 November 2011
Gazprom Space Systems at ITU Telecom World 2011 Show
Gazprom Space Systems participated in the 40th global telecommunication and information technologies exhibition ITU Telecom World 2011. The company exhibited as a part of the national stand of the Russian Federation.
5 October 2011
Gazprom Deputy Director Expects New Satellite Commission in 2011
After signing a new strategic contract with SES to bring more capacity to the Russian market, Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) could announce details of a new satellite before the end of the year, according to GSS Deputy Director General Igor Kot.
19 September 2011
World Satellite Business Week ended in Paris
During September 12-16 there was The World Satellite Business Week in Paris. This forum has be held annually and is one of the most important event for the satellite industry. The organizer is Euroconsult.
16 September 2011
Gazprom Space Systems at Turkmentel 2011 show
September 16 in Ashkhabad a telecommunication, telemetry, informational technologies and TV/radio broadcasting equipment exhibition Turkmentel-2011 was finished. The event was organized by the Ministry of Communications and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan. Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) took part in the show with its own exposition.
9 September 2011
Gazprom Space Systems delegation starts working at the IBC 2011 show
Today in Amsterdam the largest in Europe annual telecommunication exhibition IBC 2011 has been opened. Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) is again among its exhibitors.
9 September 2011
Gazprom Space Systems enters upon providing ASTRA 1F satellite capacity and starts selling Yamal-402 satellite capacity
According to the agreement with the global satellite operator SES, ASTRA 1F satellite was placed into GSS’ 55E orbital position on August 30, 2011. ASTRA 1F will be operated at this position till the start of Yamal-402 satellite operation, which will be launched to this position in October 2012.
7 September 2011
SES and Gazprom Space Systems enter strategic partnership to provide additional satellite capacity to Russian market
Luxembourg, Moscow, 7 September 2011 - Global satellite operator SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Russian fixed satellite service operator Gazprom Space System (GSS) announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to provide additional satellite capacity to serve the Russian market.
5 August 2011
The Chairman of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors was elected
A Member of Gazprom Management Committee, the Head of Gazprom Asset Management and Corporate Relations Department Mrs Olga Pavlova was unanimously elected as the Chairman of Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors.
29 June 2011
CommunicAsia: Gazprom Space Systems Consolidates Its Positions on the Asian Market
June 19 in Singapore the largest telecommunication and information technologies exhibition CommunicAsia ended. Gazprom Space Systems participates in this show with its own exposition for the 8th time. Company’s delegation, headed by Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, held several important and effective meetings and negotiations at the exhibition. Thus, in the first day of the show a new contract with a well-known Singapore company ST Teleport was signed.
29 June 2011
Annual Meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Took Place
On the 28th of June annual meeting of Gazprom Space Systems shareholders took place. Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, made a presentation about Gazprom Space Systems’ activities in 2010. Vita Matskailo, Chief Accountant, presented an accounting statement for 2010.
21 June 2011
Gazprom Space Systems Signed a New Contract at CommunicAsia 2011 Show
Today, when the largest Asian telecommunications show CommunicAsia was opened, Gazprom Space Systems signed a new contract with a well-known Singapore telecommunication company ST Teleport.
30 May 2011
Gazprom Space Systems at the KITEL 2011 Show
Gazprom Space Systems deployed its exposition at the 18th Central Asian International Telecommunications and Informational Technologies Exhibition - KITEL 2011 held from May 25 to 27 in Almaty (Kazakhstan).
25 May 2011
Children's Radio started broadcasting via Yamal-201 satellite
On May 20 Gazprom Space Systems started test broadcasting of the Children’s radio (Children FM radio program) via Yamal-201 satellite located at the 90°E orbital position.
14 April 2011
Vnesheconombank Supports Innovations in the Space Sector
State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ and JSC Gazprom Space Systems signed a Memorandum on Cooperation in Implementing the Innovation Project to Build Arctica R Space Radiolocation Monitoring System.
23 March 2011
Dmitry Sevastiyanov Spoke at Satellite 2011 Conference
Gazprom Space Systems Director General participated in Satellite 2011 Conference and spoke at the panel «Eastern Europe & CIS: The New Satellite on the Block».
4 March 2011
The Deal on attracting the credits for Yamal-400 project financing was recognized as the Deal of the Year 2010
According to Trade & Forfaiting Review the deal on attracting by Gazprom Space Systems the long-term credits of €467 million sum-total to finance Yamal-400 project was named as the Deal of the Year 2010.
16 February 2011
At CABSAT 2011 Show Gazprom Space Systems Demonstrated its Intentions to Strengthen on the MENA Market
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) took part in the 13th CABSAT MENA and the 3rd Satellite MENA exhibition held from February 8 to 10 in Dubai.
This year more than 750 companies from 55 countries participated in the exhibition. This number is 15% higher than in the previous year, which is the evidence that global and regional telecommunication companies see good prospects of this market and focus more attention on it. And, really, for the period up to 2013 there are going to be 19 new satellites on the orbit, which are anyway focused on the Middle East and North Africa.
21 December 2010
Gazprom Space Systems and Jarykh, Kazakhstan Telecommunication Company, Expand Their Cooperation
Jarykh and Gazprom Space Systems arranged on-line satellite broadcasting of the box fighting between the World Boxing Association’s (WBA) middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin, Kazakhstan, and Nilson Tapia, Columbia, which was held in Astana on December 16, the Independence Day of Kazakhstan.
21 December 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Deploys Satellite Communication Network to Control Air Traffic on the Yamal Peninsula
Gazprom Space Systems completed all the works scheduled for 2010 to create the satellite communication network on the Yamal Peninsula.
26 November 2010
Current and future plans
Gazprom Space Systems is in the process of augmenting its fleet and delivering more services to its customers. In part two of SEA’s interview with the company, Igor Kot, Deputy Director General of GSS explains how the new satellites will be financed and the challenges that face the Russian satellite industry at present.
2 November 2010
Yamal Satellite Enables High Speed Internet on Top of the World
Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems has supported TeliaSonera and its subsidiary in Nepal, Ncell, in the successful launch of high-speed 3G mobile Internet services in the Mount Everest area. TeliaSonera and Ncell have relied on the Russian provider’s Yamal-202 satellite for organizing the backbone channel connecting high altitude base stations with other network nodes of the Nepali mobile operator.
1 November 2010
Dynamics of cooperation
The Reshetnev Company takes pride in having close and longterm relationships with its partners and customers. Among these is Gazprom Space Systems, a company that has recently placed an order with ISS‑Reshetnev for the manufacture of the Yamal‑300K and Yamal‑401 spacecraft. Today we are talking about the partnership relationships and prospects of cooperation between the two companies with Nikolay Sevastyanov, head of design bureau at Gazprom Space Systems.
25 October 2010
Energy and space - a pragmatic connection
In Russia, the oil and gas industry is a major factor in the country’s economy. It is Russia’s main export, a source of taxes and the sponsor of social initiatives; its development is vital for the country. Today, Russia’s economic modernization calls for migrating from a raw material extraction driven economy to a hi-tech economy. It is no accident that Russia’s largest energy sector player anticipated the current model many years ago and now its largest space sector player as well.
19 October 2010
Kursk Region TV Channels Started Broadcasting via Yamal-202 Satellite
Two more Russian regional TV channels were launched on Yamal-202 satellite. For this time the talk is about the TV channels of Kursk region.
15 October 2010
Russian Satellite Sector Focus
The Russian satellite market received a shot in the arm with both Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) and Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) announcing plans to bring a new number of new satellites into the market. In this two-part feature, Satellite News spoke with senior executives at GSS and RSCC about the role satellites and satellite technology will play in Russia.
14 October 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Participated in International Astronautical Congress (IAC-2010)
GSS Delegation participated in the 61st issue of International Astronautical Congress (IAC-2010) held from September 27 to October 1 in Prague (Czech Republic). The Congress is conducted by International Astronautical Federation and International Academy of Astronautics. Every year thousands of scientists from different countries come together to exchange their experience and discuss urgent topics in the sphere of space investigations.
8 October 2010
The Number of Russian Regional TV Channels on Yamals are Growing
For the last two months three more Russian regional TV channels were launched on Yamal-202 satellite. Thus, now thirty TV channels, uplinked from the Russian regions, are broadcasting via Gazprom Space Systems’ orbital constellation.
24 September 2010
Dmitry Sevastiyanov Speaks at SATRUS-2010 Conference
September 22, in the framework of the 15th Annual Conference and Exhibition of Operators and Users of the Russian Federation Satellite Telecommunications Network SATRUS-2010 Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) Director General, presented a report about Yamal Satellite Communications System development.
24 September 2010
New Kazakhstan Governmental TV Channel for Children Appeared on Yamal-201
The longtime cooperation between Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) and Kazakhstan telecommunication company Jarykh got new development – September 21, 2010 one more TV channel «Balapan» was launched onto Yamal-201 90E board. In Kazakh language it means «Baby».
23 September 2010
Gazprom Secures $731 Million in Coface, U.S., Russian Bank Financing Deals
Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems has secured about $731 million in total debt financing to fund the construction and launch of the Yamal-401 and Yamal-402 satellites, Gazprom announced Sept. 22.
22 September 2010
ISS-Reshetnev goes on with Yamal-300K
Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems is busy manufacturing the Yamal-300K spacecraft for Gazprom Space Systems’ orbital fleet.
16 September 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Participated in the World Satellite Business Week
From September 6 to 10 the World Satellite Business Week took place in Paris. Held each year this forum is the most important event in the satellite industry. It gathers the top management of companies working in this sphere such as satellite operators, satellite and launch vehicles manufacturers, providers of satellite services, and also representatives of the biggest insurance companies and ba
15 September 2010
Gazprom Space Systems at the IBC 2010 Show
IBC 2010 - the largest international exhibition and conference –– was held during September 10-14 in Amsterdam. Gazprom Space Systems has participated in the show for the 5th time. The main accent of its exposition was on the capabilities of the developing Yamal-300K, Yamal-401 and Yamal-402 satellites.
7 September 2010
Gazprom Space Systems launches a new corporate website
Today Gazprom Space Systems has launched new corporate website.

Gazprom Space Systems’ new website visitors can find detailed illustrated materials about the company’s activities as a satellite operator, satellite communication and aerospace monitoring services provider, space systems designer and ground infocommunication networks integrator.
2 September 2010
Gazprom Space Systems secures funding for Yamal-400 project
Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) has secured approximately US$731m in debt financing to fund its Yamal-400 project
26 August 2010
Building on its achievements
Gazprom Space Systems is a company with big plans. With three satellites under construction and plans for expansion into new markets and service areas, this is an exciting time for the Russian operator. Helen Jameson spoke to Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, about future plans and business in the EMEA region.
11 August 2010
Yamal satellites for Gazprom Space Systems
In recent years ISS Reshetnev has consolidated its hold on the telecommunications market significantly. The company’s customer base has also expanded to include not only Russian but also foreign companies. The ISS team’s expertise as well as a wealth of accumulated solutions grows from project to project. Among those that present a particular interest is the on-going Yamal program being implemented by ISS Reshetnev for Gazprom Space Systems, one of Russia’s largest satellite operators.
10 August 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Achieve Key Milestones
Russia-based satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) announced last month financial results for the fiscal year 2009. GSS reported US$ 71.8 million in revenues, 4 percent more in national currency than the previous year despite their satellites reaching full capacity two years ago. 2009 was the 10th anniversary of the launch of its first satellite-Yamal-100, which has been retired from service this summer. With increasing demand for its services, GSS have firmed up its expansion plans with three new satellites to be launched in the next three years. The aim, according to GSS’ Deputy Director-General Igor Kot, is to provide coverage to the entire Eastern Hemisphere and implement a wide variety of services.
9 August 2010
About planned completion of Yamal-100 satellite mission
August 9, 2010, Yamal-100 satellite was taken out of service after reaching its operational lifetime.    
23 July 2010
Gazprombank granted Gazprom Space Systems credit lines with limits of RUR 1.8 billion and USD 94 million
Moscow, July 23rd. – Gazprombank has granted Gazprom Space Systems (Gascom) two credit lines with limits of RUR 1755 million and USD 94 million. The loan was granted in RUR for a term of 9 years. Loan designation is to finance work on development of a space system “Yamal-401” as well as launch of the space satellite. “Yamal-401” space system is being developed by a Russian subcontractor JSC “Informational Satellite Systems” Reshetnev Company. “Yamal-401” satellite will be launched by a launch vehicle “Proton - M”.
14 July 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Keeps Staying in the Global Top Twenty
According to 2009 results Gazprom Space Systems ranks the 19th place in the list of the global top fixed satellite services operators published by Space News, growing up by one position than in previous year.
2 July 2010
Annual Meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Took Place
On the 29th of June shareholders of Gazprom Space Systems gathered at their annual meeting and approved the company’s annual report and financial statements of the year 2009.
1 July 2010
Gazprom Space Systems’ Board of Directors Decided to Elect Dmitriy Sevastiyanov Director General for Next 5-year Term
On June 22 the meeting of Gazprom Space Systems’ Board of Directors decided to elect Dmitriy Sevastiyanov the Director General from June 23, 2010 for 5-year term (till June 23, 2015).
21 June 2010
Gazprom Space Systems continues to develop South and South-East Asia markets
In Singapore at the largest in the region CommunicAsia2010 exhibition the company presented possibilities of its future Yamal-300K, Yamal-401 and Yamal-402 satellites, which are planned for launch in 2011-2013.
20 June 2010
Interview with Gazprom Space Systems Director-General Dmitry Sevastiyanov
Russia-based satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems has plants to expand into the international markets. Backed by one of the world’s largest energy companies and one of Russia’s biggest banks, Gazprom is leveraging its unique pedigree to become one of the world’s major satellite companies. Satellite Markets and Research spoke with Gazprom’s Director-General Dmitry Sevastiyanov on their plans and what’s in store for the company in the near future. 
20 June 2010
Gazprom Space Systems continues to develop South and South-East Asia markets
In Singapore at the largest in the region CommunicAsia2010 exhibition the company presented possibilities of its future Yamal-300K, Yamal-401 and Yamal-402 satellites, which are planned for launch in 2011-2013.
7 June 2010
Gazprom Space Systems to Participate in CommunicAsia2010, Singapore, 15-18 June 2010
Since the establishment in 1979, CommunicAsia is positioned to be the largest one-stop ICT event platform in Asia.
28 May 2010
Gazprom Space Systems and Romantis GmbH Signed Agreement
During the visit of Mr. Harald Stange, Managing Director of Romantis GmbH, to Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) facilities the companies signed the Framework Agreement. The Agreement implies using Yamal satellites capacity for prospective projects that could be implemented by Romantis.
25 February 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Participates in CABSAT 2010
An annual CABSAT 2010 show will take place during the period from 2 to 4 March in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).
27 November 2009
Gazprom Space Systems in the World's Rankings
The World Teleport Association announced the Top Teleport Operator Rankings for 2009. Gazprom Space Systems was listed in the two categories.
27 November 2009
Gazprom Space Systems in the World's Rankings
The World Teleport Association announced the Top Teleport Operator Rankings for 2009. Gazprom Space Systems was listed in the two categories.
23 October 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Participation in International Astronautical Congress (IAC-2009)
General Designer of Gazprom Space Systems, Corresponding Member of International Academy of Astronautics Nikolay Sevastiyanov presented a paper at a technical session of International Astronautical Congress (IAC-2009), dedicated to fixed and broadband services. In the speech he told about the industrial use of space-based informational services by the example of oil and gas industry, and shared experience and plans of expanding the satellite group of the company.
14 October 2009
ITU Telecom World 2009 Finished

International telecommunications forum ITU Telecom World 2009 was finished on October 9, 2009 in Geneva. Gazprom Space Systems delegation of headed by Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General, successfully carried out all the scheduled actions.

1 October 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Team Participates in ITU Telecom World 2009
Gazprom Space Systems participates in the international telecommunication forum ITU TELECOM WORLD 2009 (5-9 October 2009, Palexpo - Geneva, Switzerland).
23 September 2009
The Team of Gazprom Space Systems came back from IBC 2009 show
IBC 2009 show took place in Amsterdam from 11 to 15 September. Gazprom Space Systems has exhibited at this event for the forth time for its history.
22 September 2009
Gazprom Space Systems' participation in the World Satellite Business Week
From September 7 to 10 the annual World Satellite Business Week took place in Paris. This forum is held each year and is the most important event in the satellite industry, gathering the top management of companies working in this sphere such as satellite operators, satellite and launch vehicles manufacturers, providers of satellite services, and also representatives of the biggest insurance companies and banks.
9 September 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Team Participates in IBC 2009 Exhibition, Amsterdam, 11-15 September 2009
Gazprom Space Systems participates in International Broadcasting Convention 2009 (September 11-15, 2009 at the RAI Convention Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands).
3 July 2009
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Russia visited Gazprom Space Systems' Headquarters
Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Russia visited Gazprom Space Systems' HQ in Korolev.
30 June 2009
PRESS-RELEASE. The Annual Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Meeting took place
On the 29th of June shareholders of Gazprom Space Systems gathered at their annual meeting, which approved the company's annual report and financial statements of the year 2008.  Adopted were also the Board of Directors and the company's Internal Audit Commission.
25 June 2009
The results of Gazprom Space Systems' participation in CommunicAsia2009
The annual exhibition and conference CommunicAsia2009 was held in Singapore for the 20th time. This year the exhibition hosted about 1 300 exhibiting companies. Though the number of visitors was 15% lower as compared to the last year, the professional level of the forum just increased.
10 June 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Participates in CommunicAsia2009, Singapore, 16-19 June 2009
For the fifth time Gazprom Space Systems shall participate in CommunicAsia2009 – The Region's premier ICT exhibition & conference (Singapore Expo).
2 June 2009
The Сapabilities of Gazprom Videoсonferencing System are Increased
Gazprom Space Systems presented to the Gazprom (Investor) three portable suites for Gazprom videoconferencing system.
2 June 2009
TV channel Russian Travel Guide stars broadcasting via Yamal-201 satellite
Gazprom Space Systems and RRSat Global Communications Network (Israel) launched a new Russian tourist channel Russian Travel Guide to be broadcast over the whole Russian territory, CIS and neighboring countries.
27 March 2009
Gazprom Space Systems - the Corporate Teleport Operator of the Year
The World Teleport Association announced the recipients of the 14th annual Teleport Awards for Excellence. JSC Gazprom Space Systems was announced to be the winner in the nomination «Corporate Teleport Operator of the Year». This is the first recognition of the efficient activity of the Russian companies by the global satellite telecommunication community.
16 March 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Team Participated in CABSAT 2009
On 3-5 March 2009 the annual show CABSAT 2009 took place in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Gazprom Space Systems has exhibited in this event with its exposition already for the three years running.
11 March 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Finalist for 2009 Teleport Award for Excellence
Again Gazprom Space Systems has granted the recognition of the world telecommunication community. The Company was chosen as a finalist for the World Teleport Association's (WTA) 2009 Teleport Awards for Excellence.
2 March 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Team Participate in CABSAT 2009
On 3-5 March 2009 the annual show CABSAT 2009 takes place in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Gazprom Space Systems again going to participate in this leading International Electronic Media and Satellite Communications event for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
5 February 2009
Gazprom and Thales Alenia Space signed the contract for manufacturing two Yamal-400 communications satellites
Today in Gazprom headquarters Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, and Reynald Seznec, CEO of Thales Alenia Space, signed the contract for manufacturing and delivering two Yamal-400 new generation communications satellites.
16 January 2009
PRESS RELEASE. Yamal Communication Satellites Constellation Development
Gazprom Space Systems is a Russian satellite operator, it operates the constellation of the three satellites: Yamal-100, Yamal-201 and Yamal-202. At present the satellites capacity is fully used by the customers. Therefore the enlargement of the Yamal constellation is needed.
15 January 2009
New Turkmen TV channel has been launched via Yamal-201 satellite
24-hour TV channel Turkmen ovazy (Turkmen melodies) has started broadcasting via Yamal-201 satellite of the Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems.
5 December 2008
Gascom Re-branding
Gascom was renamed to Gazprom Space Systems. The new name of the subsidiary was approved by the Order of the Chairman of the Gazprom board Mr. Aleksey Miller. The aim of Gazprom's subsidiaries re-branding is to consolidate the brand of the transnational corporation, to position Gazprom and its subsidiaries as a united Company meeting all the world reliability and quality standards.
3 June 2008
Keeping Focused on Growth, Partnerships
Satellite-fleet operator Gascom of Moscow has been one of the world’s fastest-growing satellite-fleet operators in the last few years and the company shows no sign of slowing down. Revenue from their satellite operations grew from $8.1 million in 2001 to $69.8 million in 2007 despite the loss of one of the two first-generation Yamal satellites shortly after it was launched in 1999.
3 June 2008
Expansion & development
Gascom was established in 1992 by the Gazprom group specifically to develop space systems and to create ground infrastructure for satellite communications. Now, it is a thriving, internationally recognised company just about to replenish its constellation. Helen Jameson speaks to Dmitry Sevastiyanov about Gascom’s upcoming plans for the Asian region and the company’s recent successes.
25 September 2006
World''s lst Bhojpuri channel by October
The world''s first Bhojpuri channel, Purva TV, would be launched in the first week of October. Addressing mediapersons here in the city on Sunday, promoter Gaurav Sharma said the 24-hour channel would offer Bhojpuri artistes a global platform to showcase their talent.
25 March 2006
Gazcom to expand contracts with European telecoms companies
Gazcom, the telecommunications arm of Russian energy giant Gazprom, is looking to expand its current contracts with top European telecommunications companies, the company''s chief executive said Thursday.
10 February 2006
Russian Orthodox TV expands into CIS, Europe
Russia''s first Orthodox television network began satellite broadcasts to other former Soviet republics and to Western Europe on Wednesday.
17 September 2003
Joint Stock Company GASCOM
The Gascom Joint Stock Company was established in 1992 as telecommunications operating and systems development business for Russia and countries of the CIS.